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's been doing now in ukraine, it violates international law and international treaties as signed before. and whether or not obama likes it or not, the european union likes it or not, it's putin who started this confrontation and he will continue and no matter what is on that now, the event confrontation is inevitable and let's hope it will be just a cold war with economic sanctions and it will not go further. >> garry sakparov, thank you for joining me. >> thank you for very me. >>> president obama says he's ready to take on russia but he needs help from congress. are republicans willing to work with him? >>> plus, can putin even be reasoned with? the russian president is in, quote, another world. >>> welcome back to "the lead." i'm jake tapper. we're following breaking news out of ukraine. russian's u.n. envoy accused the former president of ukraine, didn't accuse but said the former president of the ukraine asked putin to send troops into ukraine to keep the peace. meanwhile, russian forces continue to surround key military outposts in the crimean peninsula in southern ukraine. the in
the bomb on the international. he can wander of ukraine's naval forces has pledged his allegiance to the crimean people. it follows reports that ukrainian troops stationed in the peninsula but either quitting would jointly court defense groups on less effectively putting the authorities in crimea the tantric buddies were freshman has more. on sunday the challenge of ukraine's naval force pledged his allegiance to cry means people swearing to strictly comply with the orders to the supreme command to all the economists region. mr berry's ok was appointed to the space by the country's new authorities or analysis of the day off set the previous come monday had resigned all the necessary patriots were signed by ukraine self proclaimed president of the stairs to achieve this the lease and two will face an experienced officer had to say exactly the identity of those cases where a lead of the people of the atonement republic of korea me and the recipients of us still but i swear industry to comply with orders of supreme commander of creamy yet and the commanders of military units and appr
of ukraine, in your view? >> it's part of ukraine recognized by international community, by all of the agreements, actually, also by russia as well. by the way, just a month ago, there was a question actually: would you like to join russia? the answer was 41% of people in the area saying yes. 41% is not an absolute verdict. of course, there is some situation which is there, but i don't think that it's absolute majority of people wanting to join russia. >> we have a very short time left. if crimea was to try to go, with encouragement to parts of eastern ukraine that would like to become part of russia. is this a dangerous first step? >> well, regions of ukraine are ethnically mostly ukrainians, but at the same time, some of them have really close cultural connections with russia, russian lang, and that much of russian president, for a military presence, this is a crucial part of the whole story is military presence in crimea and russia. this is not the same thing in other regions. >> same question, hanna, would that give -- would a change in the status of crimea give hope to rus
are your headlines. russia giving ukraine an ultimatum. if the international community is responding. john kerry is on his way to kiev for talks. >>> and the trial of osama bin laden's son-in-law. he is charged with killing americans on stent 11th. and israeli prime minister is in the united states, today he will meet with president obama to talk about middle east peace, and he will talk to one of the largest pro israel groups. >>> the former libyan, accused of kill -- olympian, oscar pistorius, he said that he thought he was shooting at an intruder when he shot his girlfriend, reeva steenkamp. shots rang out and her i.d. was protected in court. >> i woke up from a woman's terrible screams. just after the scream of the lady, i heard four shots. it was four gunshots that i heard. the time between the first and the fourth shot was much longer than between the second and the third one. >> if convicted, pistorius faces 30 years behind bars. and it's so closely watched, that there's a new channel focused on covering that trial 24 hours a day. >>> the global sell off spilling on to wall street,
the sovereignty of ukraine and integrity and violating the international law, is the president correct in all of the points? >> yes, he is. russia undertook in 1994, in return for ukraine giving up the third largest nuclear arsenal in the world to guarantee to ukraine that it would be free from any political, military, or economic pressures or coercion, this was reaffirmed again at the end of 1994, and repeatedly since. it's very clear what is taking place now in crimea is a violation of treaty obligations that russia itself made in concert with the united states , ukraine, france great britain and china. >> and so why is this happening? >> it is a huge political mistake. the notion that ukraine is a part of greater russia is very strongly held among many russians. this for his historical reasons. russian was founded by kievian princesses and it is a much younger state than ukraine. and the close cultural heritage of the peoples in the slovak world is behind this unfortunate mistake. >> all right. one last question for, what is at stake for the united states, we like to be able to share with
's commitment to respect the independence and sovereignty, and borders of ukraine and of international laws. >> the obama administration is still debating on how to respond to the russian troop movement. in an initial step, the united states and others g-7 nations said there are suspending preparations for this year's g8 summit in russia due to take place in sochi in june. john kerry said the u.s. is considering placing sanctions on russia and kicking russia out of the g-8. ukraine's envoy to the united nations said kiev they ask for international military support of russia's military actions expands. to talk more about the crisis in ukraine, we're joined by two guests. timothy snyder is back with us, professor of history at yell university. author of, "bloodlands: europe between hitler and stalin." piece for "the new york review propanda." austria.ning us from joining us from washington, d.c. its rate mcgovern, former senior cia analyst. his later duties included preparing the president's daily brief and chairing national intelligence. he is now on the steering a veteran -- steering group
>>> we are closely following the crisis in ukraine. the international community weighing its options as u.s. stebt john kerry decides to visit the country this week. tonight we're hearing from a man from san jose who's just come back from the region. >>> and a girl killed on the tracks in east bay. what we know about the collision that has a family grieving. >>> how many people can get stoned and still have a great nation. >> and governor brown not mincing words. we'll show you how this interview has a lot of people talking. >>> nbc bay area news starts now. >>> good evening. i'm diane dwyedwyer. >> russian troops seized control of the cry men peninsula. >> reporter: russian soldiers on the march in ukraine. this unit is taking up positions outside a ukrainen base. the times and loyalties have changed. the russians have come prepared for a fiechlt behind the gate, the troops are dressed for combat but look bewildered. and no wonder. their homeland has been invaded. their homeland, crimea taken over. they've been ordered to lay down their weapons or there'd be trouble. minutes
intervening in ukraine internal politics where they were trying to execute an agreement with the eu. ultimately this invasion by russia. the president, and secretary kerry, have to shift their view to understand this is a different russia than they perceived. their view has been as secure russia is a secure europe, but the more secure russia feels, the more adventurous they become. the secretary needs to begin to recognize this is not an east-west issue. >> bring as breaking news to help us in the conversation. >> the ukraine prime minister says russian forces are now only in crimea. also seeks clarity for what they want and says the troops will not invade east ukraine. headlines from the ukrainian prime minister. to what extent is there discussion on moving american warship to the region if it comes to that? there needs to be a broader discussion then where do we move asset? takeed to make sure we actions that strengthen the allies. a number of allies are very nervous right now. obviously concerns as they look to their issues with russia. certainly as this comes on the need to have
time on the international story. why does the u.s. impair the ongoing crisis in ukraine and particularly in crimea? >> that is threshold question, no question about it. that is the first question when the president ultimately faces the press on this that he will get from the press corps. a destabilized ukraine means a destabilized europe and all kinds of problems for the united states. the president also says today, when congress does return, they're out today on a snow day, he wants them to take up sanctions in coordination with the european union, against russia in retaliation for this. harry reid, the democratic leader says we can't wait, we have to go it alone. only 2% of the trade is done with russia. this affects europeans much more than it does the united states, in a much more direct fangs. any unilateral sanctions from united states wouldn't have the bite unless the europeans are going along with that. there's a considerable amount of consultation going on between the united states and its allies, tony. >> thank you, mike viqueria. >>> series of standoffs betwee
in ukraine. we are convinced any internal crises must be overcome by a dialogue of forces. way and withtional respect to international obligations. and obligations on international humanitarian law. defending human rights and national minorities. -- important to avoid extremists who are trying to take the situation under their control who are using violence and open terror. it is well known who created the crisis in ukraine. the legitimate actions of the legitimate authorities, some of our partners have taken a course to support antigovernment statements. they have encouraged their participants who have moved to inressive actions of force attacking the police, stealing from warehouses, and mocking officials in the region, a crude intervention. ukrainens in western have been taken over by armed national radicals under extremist anti-russian and other slogans being used. february, almost three months after the unrest and the excesses, there was an agreement tween the president of ukraine and the opposition whereby they signed by the ministers of foreign affairs of germany, poland, and other cou
. international crisis surrounding ukraine benefitsified with many experts describing the situation as the greatest threat to east-west relations since the cold war. russian troops invade territory of crimea in the last hours today surrounded ukrainian mirlts. the prime minister of ukraine said that action brought the neighboring companies within what he described as a few inches of war. >> this is the red alert. this is not the threat, this is the actually the declaration of war to my country. >> after putting his troops on lie aler to stand by. secretary kerry described the russian invasion as a violation of international law and warned that the united states and its allies would punish russia economically if it does not reverse course. >> every single one of them are prepared to go to the hilt in order to isolate russia whereas to this invasion. they are prepared to put sanctions in place. they are prepared to isolate russia economically. >> in brussels, belgium, at an emergency meeting, nato secretary-general described the situation as dangerous and called on russia to pull back
>>> right now at 5:00, protesters in america sounding off on the international crisis in ukraine. the latest on diplomatic efforts overseas, and a grass roots campaign for peace starting here in the bay area. >>> plus, the bay area is drying out from the last winter storm, but the system is now pushing east causing problems in the midwest. >> how many people can get stoned and still have a great state or a great nation? >> governor jerry brown weighing in on the debate over legal marijuana and then warns of a state where too many people are stoned. >>> hello, everyone. i'm terry mcsweeney. >> and i'm diane dwyer. we begin with a developing story, the crisis in ukraine. the standoff intensified today with russia. secretary of state john kerry just announced today that he plans to visit the country's capital on tuesday to show u.s. support for ukraine, and there are protests from ukraine to san francisco. hundred of people gathered outside the russian embassy in san francisco today all calling for russian president put put to back o back off had. >> reporter: standing outside the r
'm stephanie sy. the crisis in ukraine has quickly spiralled into an international standoff, russian troops now control the crimea peninsula in the southern part of the country and ukraine is mobilizing military calling up reserves and asking for volunteers. this morning the foreign minister sergei fedorov says it's about defending rights and john kerry is heading to kiev on tuesday to meet with members of the interim government and british foreign minister william hague is there right now. we have live team coverage this morning and lisa stark is in washington and begin with phil who is in kiev. good morning, phil, the russians surrounding a ukrainian base in crimea and have operational control of the peninsula. what is happening now in crimea and just off shore in the black sea? >> well, stephanie, they are consolidating power on the crimea peninsula. they have surrounded a number of military bases there but we have spoken to ukrainian intelligence sources who say there are still some very strong, capable ukraine units and threats coming from the other side of the border. we have learned toda
that it was a violation of several international treaties and look at. at the movement of the nato ukraine commission is holding its meeting and we don't know yet what that the ukrainian representatives and will call it seemed silly to me to to draw up contingency plans to military involvement in the area and the nature and ukraine are very close ties ukraine is no demand of me too but it has and been involved in several neat summation streak something aniston or in africa and several mates the members of the stair border with ukraine south coast as they consented. but at the same time and there is not a rebate willingness to buying a two to get involved militarily simply because nobody wants an open conflict with russia. too much is at stake is saying now nate is being used is one of the diplomatic stylist to cut up preston though the pressure on iraq's had to stop attacks. and even briefly eu foreign ministers are said to me tomorrow they've been slow to react so far too slow. well that's because there's a high interest is not risking american consequence for a second look at the situation in the u
. defying calls from the international community not to intervene. over the weekend ukraine mobilize its military for a possible confrontation with russia which it previously dispatched more than six thousand troops to train me up. some even surrounded several small ukrainian military al post demanding forces there to disarm. on sunday ukraine's meeting chief defected to russia after having been appointed just ideally before. russia has also been staging military exercises involving one hundred and fifty thousand troops along its border with ukraine. see jenny and i ten years. global news updates from the annual meeting of china's parliament to the winners at the academy awards because it was heaven for poly standing by at the new center to bullets star with the latest out of beijing. will china's top political body open its ninety section in the great hall of the people on monday some party and state leaders were in attendance including present sheeting paying nearly could change the twenty two hundred deputies attending the annual session of the chinese people's critical consultant con
? >> there is a lot of talk. the president has been mobilizing the international community in support of ukraine and to isolate russia for the actions taken here, that's been very successful in recent days. if you look at what we're doing around the world, i don't think our leadership in building extraordinarily deep ties of trade for examiner i in asia ans important in our leadership. but in this particular instance, the president is mobilizing the international community. >> woodruff: tony blinken, deputy advisories to pt all eyes are now on russia, as administration officials try to determine how far vladimir putin will or wont go for that we get two views, starting with michael mcfaul, who stepped down as u.s. ambassador to russia just last week. you know gla vladimir putin or e been the senior official who's known him best. is he a bully or a pragmatist in this? >> well, he's a frustrated leader is the way i would describe it. he had a vision for the eurasian economic union, as he called it, where he would reunite in an economic union the former pieces of the soviet union in parallel to the
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? >> today the tug of war over ukraine continues and international stability could hang in the balance. it is three days into what the white house is described as a russian invasion of ukraine and now vladimir putin is tightening his grip. today russia's navy demanded that all ukrainian forces in crimea surrender by tomorrow. >> this could spread to the east and it's already dangerous and could get horrendous. >> john kerry arrives in ukraine tomorrow on a diplomatic mission to support the interim ukrainian government. secretary kerry warned there could be repercussions for russia and he said all options are still on the table. >> this is an act of aggression that is completely trumped up in terms of its pretext. it's really 19th century behavior in the 21st century. >> 19th scentury, a 90-minute phone call between putin and obama yielded no solutions. and president obama is taking hits at home for his perceived inability to reign in russia. >> would do we care? zbls the ultimate result of a fek less foreign policy where nobody believes in america anymore. >> the u.s. delegation will b
and to refrain from any interference elsewhere from ukraine. >> ukraine has asked for international help saying that government does not have the military power to defend itself from russia. >> meanwhile he will fly and he cop terms an incredible russia and warns am them pretesting their actions. . >>> ukrainians and their supporters had it outside of the russian consulate and they say it is upsetting to see what is happening to their country. >> they won a piece of land because of the money and politics and they will never say it and try to find other ways to come through. >>> ukrainians are also praying for piece. the sermon was with family and friends back home. >> they have left the owner concerned about the future of her business. police say a latino bad left with the cuisine on bee street. he shot a-- an 18-year-old man has been arrested and the crash happened on saturday at a home. the driver may have been speeding and driving under the influence. two other boys a 16-year-old and 17-year-old were in the car at the time of the crash t- nobody was hurt. >> so far nobody can explain what th
of ukraine, perhaps boltered by the show of support from the international community, ukrainian prime minister took a moment out to take a very strong swipe at moscow. >> we urge russian federation urgently to pull back its military, because it's crystal clear that russia invaded rue craneian territory with no reason at all. >> they may be demanding the russians pull back but have no intention from any information that we are getting of doing anything of the sort. of course, there's going to be a full court press by the international community, secretary of state john kerry is still planning to be here tomorrow. there will be a number of phone calls around, including apparently vice president biden on the phone with prime minister medvedev, so lots going on here. >> do we have any idea about what the russians are saying about this crisis so far? >> the russians are still staying very strong on what they think is the right thing to do. they say they are coming in to protect people. this is what foreign minister had to see about their motivation for going into crimea. >> this is a quest
, ukraine is quickly becoming an international game of ches, quickly becoming one of the most complex international presidents facing the presidency of barack obama. >> the administration saying this is not a east/west conflict but it is working to isolate russia and warning russia about a broad array of diplomatic and economic sanctions. the tense stand-off between russian and ukrainian armies has reached beyond the crymy me crimean peninsula as the outcry intensefies over president putin's decision to send troops into the area. >> the united states is united. russia is isolated. >> what congress has to do, what the senate should do quickly is a resolution condemning what putin has done. >> it's the kind of tough talk that president putin has heard before such as when he invaded neighboring georgia in 2008. but just how much the u.s. can flex its muscle is what has some in washington questioning president obama's next move beyond his 90 minute phone call with putin over the weekend. >> number 1, stop going on television and trying to threaten thugs and dictators. it is not your stron
, which they won't, to absolutely stand up for international law. it is inshrined in law that ukraine's territorial sovereignty and signed by russia, it is enshrined in law that is a fact. >> does vladimir putin care? >> there is a heavy cost to pay. the ruble is crashing, the stock market is crashing. they are intricately linked with the west. >> if they are willing to take them. this is a problem. right now, in the g-8 as i said earlier, germany, exerts, i believe, the biggest influence on russia but the germans are not that thrilled with the u.s. and u.k. proposal that russia should get kicked out of the g-8. >> let's speak and see if they listen. the ratcheting up of these sanctions, punitive actions, has to happen. >> the point here of this terrific discussion we are having, thank you so much for being here, is that this military heightening of the tension right now in crimea puts the ukrainian troops right now in a much, much worse situation. >> they have always been in a bad situation. they do not have the wherewithal. that's what timshanko told me today. russia is a military s
military bases in ukraine are secure. kiev has promised to honor all of the international agreements, including russian bases. russian mobilization is a response to an imaginary threat. a second issue is whether the population of the crimea or other parts of eastern ukraine are at risk because of the new government. there is no evidence of this. military action cannot be justified on the basis of threats that haven't been made and aren't being carried out. there is no evidence, for example, that churches in eastern ukraine are being or will be attacked. the allegation is without basis. there is no evidence that ethnic russians are in danger. on the contrary, the new ukrainian government has placed a priority. president no one has to explain the need for recent communications, not only with leaders of the ethnic minority in the crimea or elsewhere but also with its neighbors. that's why the former defense went to diffuse the situation. a second emissary was prevented from entering the crimea and it's why reporters have reached out to russia. russia needs to begin to engage directly wi
in violation of international law, in violation of the you in charter, in violation of the helsinki final act, in violation of the ukraine russia agreement. russia has engaged in a military act of aggression against another country. >> we are on the brink of disaster. there was not any reason for the russian federation to invade .kraine >> i am watching what we're seeing across the markets because of these geopolitical tensions in that part of the world. it is really about risk aversion. benchmark indexes were off the day's lows, but we are seeing fairly sharp losses. we get the asia-pacific index up for you. investors are basically scaling back on risk exposure. we are either seeing money profit-taking or some of it was supposed to be going into equities this week going somewhere else. here in the region when you talk about safe haven asset you talk about the japanese yen. you talk about japanese government bonds, and traditional you are looking at gold. is stronger by 4/10 of one percent. you are seeing yields on the japanese tenure at about 6/10 of one percent. i will be back with more lat
in ukraine. >>> president obama just wrapped up a meeting with israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu in the white house. russia's as actions are a violation of international law. >> i spent the weekend talking to leaders across europe and i think the world is largely united in recognizing the steps that russia has taken are a violation of ukraine's sovereignty, ukraine's territorial integrity, that they're a violation of international law. they're a violation of previous agreements that russia has made, with respect to how it treats and respects its neighbors. and as a consequence, we got strong statements from nato, from the g-7, condemning the actions that russia's taken. and we are going to continue these diplomatic efforts touring the course of this week. ftc -- during the course of this week. my interests are seeing the ukrainian people being able to determine their own destiny. russia has strong historic ties to the ukraine. there are a lot of russian nationals inside of ukraine, as well as native russians, as there are a lot of ukrainians inside of russia. there are strong com
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and to provide with int international support if possible to let putin understand that he has to let ukraine live with its european choices. >> this comes straight from parliament. . international pressure, mobilizing the military, what else is the government doing? >> we are trying to coordinate actions in terms of information. we have so many -- information on the pretax and violence against -- a lot of ukrainians and what we are trying to do is to finalize the war and actions. the governments with russia. our government had just two days of peace and it's -- yanukovych spent four years to have our army and security services and -- >> that's what he did, he beheaded your security forces and your army? >> yes. so our plan is to gain the control over our country to provide security to our citizens. it is our -- >> what do you think the ultimate putin ambition is for ukraine? >> it was once said that russia is impossible without ukraine. it's realistic ambition. and if the world will excuse him such an advance and betray ukraine and ukrainians in these situations, then you have a new hitler headin
is international commitments. to withdraw its forces to its bases. and to reframe from any interference elsewhere in ukraine. and alternate the phone call was to present barack obama and treats and made little headway cancer now cus sexiest eight joan carried to visit pm on tuesday. brazen act of aggression. russia may be able to save crimea. but in the end. russia will isolate itself will be costs to the dichotomy of russia cost of russian businesses costa russian individuals and ultimately i think russia will either isolate itself on a global stage. they did just that sixty billion dollars for the olympics to try to present a different face on a tense standoff continues to rage in crimea as ukrainian forces are made whole topic he knew she posts surrounding them are heavily armed men flavored teas that no insignia. despite his two sons from the bread and some of the trees the region have be identified as russian with the wheel race to the grounds and the mission equipment but i will repeat. we hope for cold must be reached massacre mama has said that they will be no wall. new work. this was a m
will stand with the international community and there will be costs for any military intervention in ukraine. >> russian troops move into crimea as the interim government accuses the kremlin of an invasion. what happens now? we'll have a live report. and the chair of the house intelligence committee, mike rogers, joins us with the latest. only on "fox news sunday". >>> then a new investigation into irs targeting of conservative groups. we'll talk with house oversight committee chair darrell issa. he's calling back former irs official lois lerner who has refused to testify. a "fox news sunday" exclusive. and president obama prepares to unveil his new budget with defense cuts and no entitlement reforms. >> it makes no effort to address the drivers of our debt and deficit. >> we'll sit down with leaders of the congressional budget the committee, senator rob portman and congressman chris van hollen. plus arizona governor jan brewer vetoes a bill that would protect religious freedom over gay rights. but other states may take up similar measures. our sunday panel weighs in. and our power players o
guests who disagree on president obama's handling of the crisis in ukraine. we're in the most dangerous challenge to the international community since saddam hussein squeezed kuwait and in the coming days the obama administration will only make things more dangerous. listen as president obama sits is helpless in the oval office trying to shame the russian leader into behaving better. >> the steps russia has taken are a violation of ukraine's sovereignty, ukraine's territorial integrity, that they're a violation of international law. >> nice talk from a former professor of law, but vladimir putin has indicated he doesn't care what the americans or europeans think. putin has complete dominance in the immediate region and intends to use it. this is a real crisis. the dangers are going to resound around the world. decisions being made right now will change history. >> i agree. interesting that republicans wouldn't make any of those decisions differently. they just complain about them. in the "crossfire" tonight obama supporter lawrence korb and obama critic danielle pletka who worked for th
. >>> shifting overseas now to the big international story. the tug of war in ukraine. this is the scene in crimea. the white house says russian forces essentially control the peninsula. president obama, the european union and nato all say russia is violating international law, but can they do anything about it? nbc's ian williams is live in eastern ukraine. we're hearing russian fighter jets overnight violated ukraine's air space. >> reporter: this is what we're hearing from ukrainian government sources, the fighter jets flew over the black sea, but within ukrainian air space. this is just the latest development stoking fears of wide eruption and intervention here. this city in eastern ukraine, russian speaking, and the fear is that this may be one place to face russian tension. you may see over my left shoulder the statue of lenin, the focus of pro russian protesters. there was violence and sinister developments over the weekend here, protests, clashes which led to more than 100 people being injured. clashes between pro moscow protest ersz aers and supportere government. the pro moscow
] >> on the next "washington looks at josh rogan the latest updates on ukraine, syria, venezuela, and other international stories. by a talk about the impact of the health care law of small businesses that offer health care insurance to employees. creating manufacturing hubs around the country. ," live atn journal 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> the internet, as we know it today, bears no resemblance to monopoly telephone service pack in the 1930's and 1940's and 1950's. the courts have said and ift the congress supports is i walk into a grocery store and i buy a gallon of milk and pay three dollars 50 cents a gallon, if i buy 10 gallons, i pay $35 for all 10 gallons. tom wheeler wants to say you can use as much milk as you want and you only have to pay $3.50. that is wrong. netflix is the biggest user of the internet. sometimes they are as much as 30% of the total volume of the internet. obviously, they should pay more than someone who uses the internet once a month. i am being very simplistic. that is the genesis. these companies have spent billions of dollars to set up their systems and
. an ultimatum in ukraine. russia telling ukrainian naval forces in the crimea to surrender. >> we absolutely need to see a deescalation of the situation. >> all of this on a day that the international community are cramming being to respond to -- are scrambling to russia's occupation. >>> olympian oscar pistorius pleading not guilty as he goes on trial for killing his girlfriend. >> tensions are mounting at this hour over the crisis in ukraine. russia now denying reports that its forces ordered this ukrainian navy to surrender. the state department now says it's preparing sanctions against russia and about an hour the united nations security council is set to mate, the topic the crisis in ukraine. nick schifrin joins us from crimea. what are you seeing where you are? >> where we are we are seeing complete occupation by russian forces, not only here but in the capitol. there are outside skirts of the city that we -- outskirts that we saw today, russian forces casually relaxing and surrounding it. down the block there's a huge armory. russian soldiers are digging trenches right outside that ar
moscow domination. >> eric shawne, thank you. the president just spoke about the crisis in ukraine. wendell is at the white house for us this afternoon. what did the president say? >> she president said russia is on the wrong side of history and its actions violated international law and the agreements it signed with that country. the secretary of state kerry is headed to kiev to offer aid to ukraine to make it more independent of russia, and he warned moscow that continued intervention in ukraine will cost the -- the costs will be high. >> if in fact they continue on the current trajectory they're on, that we are examining a whole series of steps, economic, diplomatic, that will isolate russia. and we will have a negative impact on russia's economy and its status in the world. >> protest spoke on the phone with russian president vladimir putin for 90 minute officers the weekend, and spoke with leaders of germany, poland and united kingdom. seven other countries in the g8 have suspended plans for a summit in sochi in june. the value of the ruble has fallen. >> many of the president
. >> the united states will stand with the international community in affirming that there will be costs for any military interventioning in ukraine. >> now, you've called this an invasion. so what are the costs? >> well, we're now discussing all of the options. this is an act of aggression that is completely trumped up in terms of its pretext. it's really 19th century behavior in the 21st century and there's no way to start with that if russia persists in this, that the g-8 countries are going to assemble in sochi. that's a starter. but there's much more than that. russia has major investment and trade needs and desires. i think there's a unified view by all of the foreign ministers i talked with yesterday, all of the g-8 and more that they're simply going to isolate russia, they're not going to engage with russia in a normal business as usual manner, that russia is inviting the international stage. there could even be ultimately asset freezes, visa bans, there could be certainly disruption of any of the normal trade routine. and there could be business drawback on investment in the country. th
insurance. >>> tonight president obama is facing a major new international crisis. this time in ukraine. just this weekend, russian troops invaded part of the country. there are reports that russian forces have threatened a full-scale assault unless ukrainian warships surrender. with that in mind, today president obama gave russian president vladimir putin an ultimatum. stand down or face the consequences. >> i think the strong condemnation that it's received from countries around the world indicates the degree to which russia is on the wrong side of history on this. over time, this will be a costly proposition for russia. and now is the time for them to consider whether they can serve their interests in a way that resorts in diplomacy as opposed to force. >> and it could prove costly for russia. secretary of state john kerry says all options are on the table -- economic sanctions, bans on visas for russians seeking travel to the u.s. even freezing of russian assets held abroad. but none of that is enough for the gop. it used to be said politics ends at the water's edge, but republicans
. and we urge president vladimir putin to pull back his military and stick to the international obligations and bilateral and multilateral agreements that were signed between ukraine and russia. >> the army opened recruiting stations across the country. there are nine in the capital alone. this office on the outskirts of kiev, men were waiting outside before the doors opened. >> people have been responding enthusiastically to the call to mobilise. here there are young men, older men, people with military experience, people without military experience, but who want to take part. we visited a total of three stations in and around kiev and in the first few hours several hundred people have enlift ed. i can tell you that we will win, we have to win. >> russia is power: on the other side we have our friends in europe and the united states who claimed support. we'll fight until then. >> this is the gravest confrontation between russia and the pest since the end of the cold war. >> what started as a protest movement escalated beyond what most demonstrators could have enjoyed. it's not over yet. >>
. with ukraine outmatched militarily by every measure, the question becomes what is the international response and how effective can it be? we have fox team coverage tonight. wendell goler reports from the white house, which is not considering military options. fbn's maria bartiromo looks at the economic impact worldwide. brit hume on the politics and policy involving vladimir putin and president obama, but we begin with amy kellogg in the ground in kiev. hi, amy. >> hi, bret. people in this city less than two weeks literally gave their lives for the future of ukraine. a future free of the russian orbit, a future with a tilt towards the west, but day by day now they're seeing their gains clawed back by russia. not necessarily, bret, here in the capital, but definitely in crimea, over which russia has complete operational control. even so, russia is not stopping. grabbing the border posts at a ferry crossing between russia and ukraine. it then used it to bring several truckloads of soldiers into crimea. this begs the question, what next? russian soldiers still not wearing the markings of their
and not for someone to separate from ukraine. so a complex situation. but the international fuel rod of its wheels down to situations like this on the grounds that he has made us call a grave violation of international goal and which russian me just say is within their rights. which can potentially push this country and this country towards a real spectacle. ukraine has dismissed a navy commander done as fair as off key whose only on his second day on the job and launched a treason case against him the country's security councils of the bars all states of mind it's his head coaches and thus must call a port in crimea and two pro russian and creamy and all far it is on sunday said that a softie declined to offer resistance and lay down his weapons. another tomorrow as sick in the duke was placed in charge of the navy the autonomous republic of crimea host of russia's black sea fleet. it has become a major fight is in a crisis since the president thinks they don't come which was ousted by ukrainian parliament on funds rate to twenty seconds. more on the situation in ukraine let's cross live to our c
school. >> welcome to the news hour. we have the top international stories. loyalty on the line in crimea. ukraine under lee against to pro-russian forces. >> with more on the ukraine crisis, more western leaders are calling for the call for russia to back off crimea. we'll be live at that meeting in brussels where sanctions are being discussed. [ gunfire ] >> also ahead an exclusive with syrian opposition, fighters trying to hold up a new government assault in aleppo. words and not weapons, how rwandaen soldiers are bringing peace to the central african return. >> the west is pounding pressure on russia as pro kremlin forces tighten it's grip on ukraine's crimea. warnings to russia, and russia's foreign minister said his country's presence is needed to protect ukraine. soldier in military base in crimea are refusing to leave despite to being surrounded by men who are thought to be russian forces. could you just give us an update as to where you are right now, what's happening on the ground? >> reporter: well, i'm just in front of the base, and about a a half hour ago the comman
in ukraine. that country's acting prime minister is calling for international help. there's word tonight that secretary of state john kerry will travel to ukraine's capital on tuesday and is condemning russia's move into the ciman region. it's the site of a naval base and thousands of russian troops are standing guards alongside city streets as well. >> this is actually the declaration of war to my country. >> you just don't invade another country on phony pretext in order to assert your interests. >> secretary kerry is also threatening russia with economic and trade sanctions if putin's troops don't pull out of crimea. >> the violence in ukraine has spurred the people in the u.s. to do something to help the victims, including an artist on tour in the south bay who has very close ties to the region. nbc bay area's kimberly terry joins us from san jose with his campaign for peace. kimberly? >> victor key, an ukranian-american is a having circumstance performer and has been paying close attention to what's going on. he'll have two weeks off as the show picks up from san jose and moves on t
international organizations like nato. as long as ukraine is a divided country, they will not be able to enter into defense alliances that require them to have control over their sovereignty or territorial integrity. host: butler, pennsylvania, republican line, good morning. caller: i want to go back farther in the history. we speak about crimea. the fact is that stalin was removing the tartars which were the majority of the population in the crimea at that time and sending them to siberia. many of those people never got a chance to come back. some did return after stalin died. that is one part that should be taken into consideration. since vladimir putin sent 800 tanks -- it sounds like a lot more serious than the conversations going on. guest: that's a good point. that is a fairly accurate reading of some of the crimean history. the take away here is that there is not a lot love lost between the crimean's and the kremlin. it's not as if ukrainians in crimea want to be part of russia. that seems not to be the case. they also don't want to be part of the ukraine that is run by the new kiev go
this international condemnation of russia's actions in ukraine. you have not had condemnation coming from china. china playing it very much on the fence. this is key for a number of issues. china and russia both have vetoes at the u.n. security council. both have used vetoes to oppose actions by other countries perceived to be interference in the domestic affairs of countries where as right now it appears we see russia doing exactly that. the other thing is that china, as you know, jake, we've talked about this before, they have their own territorial land grab in the view of some going on in asia right now over these disputed islands, the senkakus, the battle between japan and china, another one in which the u.s. is very much involved in. >> jim, thank you so much. >>> the situation in crimea could get more complicated as russia considers the possibility of annexing into russia. >> what we are hearing is that a group of parliamentarians are working on a piece of legislation that would define the process, streamline the process for when a territory outside russia wants to be annexed, volunteers
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international. starting with our breaking news this hour for more top military and security officials. i have decided to side with creamy as authorities earlier the commander of ukraine's naval forces rejected the interim government in kiev. instead choosing to serve the economist region we'll start with colonies of elements joins us live right now maria thinks that thanks for joining us now. if you can just get tells what exactly do these developments mean for crimea and of course for ukraine. well indeed if all amal high ranking officials at the relay on sunday the hands of a crying years old to control security surveys as well as images and interior ministries. let's say allegiance to the crimean authorities are in there on that sunday as well we heard that the commando ukraine's naval forces did the same. i rarely need to strictly comply with the orders to the supreme c'mon get all the economists region mr gray's ok was appointed to the space bike the country's new florida on the previous month had designed all the necessary papers were signed on to soften it is the day before that the st
forces in crimea. they said russia needs to support immediate employment of international monitors to the ukraine and should begin a meaningful political dialogue with ukrainian government. i also want to let you know that president obama is about to meet with the israeli prime minister. we could hear comments from the president. stand by for that. adam: we will be standing by. thank you for joining us to help us understand what may happen next. we just heard that you talking about targeted measures. russia will be held accountable. how does the west do that? >> not easily, first of all. administration's foreign-policy tenure. we have to act, but for the moment, the most important thing is to try to de- escalate what was going on on the ground and to give president putin to pull back and not keep upping the ante. apparently he is trying to do that by seizing the troops. it is difficult from the outside. lives are on the line. you do not want to send a signal that they are on their way. on the other way, we have to stand by these people. there will have to be a lot more done. what w
an ability to threaten the rest of ukraine and also to keep ukraine from joining international organizations like nato. as long as ukraine is a divided country, they will not be able to enter into defense alliances that require them to have control over their sovereignty or territorial integrity. host: butler, pennsylvania, republican line, good morning. caller: i want to go back farther in the history. we speak about crimea. lin wast is that sta removing the tartars which were the majority of the population in the crimea at that time and sending them to siberia. many of those people never got a chance to come back. some did return after stalin died. should bee part that taken into consideration. since vladimir putin sent 800 tanks -- like a lot more than the conversations going on. guest: that's a good point. that is a fairly accurate reading of some of the crimean history. the take away here is that there is not a lot love lost between the crimean's and the kremlin. ins not as if ukrainians crimea want to be part of russia. that seems not to be the case. they also don't want to be part of
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